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Groovy Gecko and Kaltura Partner to Offer a Fully Integrated Premium Online Video Experience

London - Streaming Media Europe 2011(18 Oct 2011)

 Groovy Gecko, specialist provider of on-demand streaming and live webcasting, and Kaltura, developer of the first open source video platform, today announced a partnership to distribute Kaltura's online video platform with Groovy Gecko's streaming and webcasting services.

The platform will allow Groovy Gecko's clients to create an integrated video ‘ecosystem'. This will enable them to easily store and manage all of their online video assets, both those created by Groovy Gecko, and from other sources, and easily publish them across the web with full multiple bit rate web and mobile support.

As clients can add metadata directly to the uploaded files, these become fully searchable, and websites can be created that are completely content driven and essentially ‘build themselves' as new videos are uploaded.

"Groovy Gecko is a leading provider of specialist webcasting and on-demand streaming," commented Ron Yekutiel, CEO and Chairman, Kaltura. "We are delighted to work with them to further enhance the service they offer to their customers."

"We have been very impressed with the Kaltura platform," commented Craig Moehl, CEO, Groovy Gecko. "By coupling the Kaltura platform, which has been expertly designed to store and manage video assets effectively, with our professional streaming services, we are able to offer our customers an integrated service, which enhances their use of video assets."

Both companies will be at Streaming Media Europe, Groovy Gecko will be exhibiting on stand 13/14, and Kaltura will be speaking at the event.

About Groovy Gecko

Groovy Gecko is an award-winning, specialist provider of on-demand streaming and live webcasting services. Based in central London, Groovy Gecko has its own custom-built production studio, which has been designed and built specifically for webcasting, enabling anything from a single camera shoot to a multi-camera, fully managed live webcast, with production, synchronized slides, live Q and A, and polling.

For more information, please visit www.groovygecko.com

About Kaltura:

Kaltura provides the world's first Open Source Online Video Platform.  Over 120,000 media & entertainment companies, enterprises, SMBs, educational institutions, service providers, platform vendors, and system integrators use Kaltura's flexible platform to enhance their websites, web-services, and web-platforms with advanced customized video, photo and audio functionalities.  Kaltura's features and products enable to easily deploy custom work-flows involving video creation, ingestion, publishing, management, syndication, engagement, monetization and analysis. 

For more information: www.kaltura.comwww.kaltura.org and http://exchange.kaltura.com/.